S: Eastern Cottontail Rabbit
BC: About the Author Kierra is a 5th grade Statham Elementary student. She believes that students should get a good education and mainly focus on what they believe in, which is mainly there education. Her advice would always be "Stay in School"!
FC: Eastern Cottontail Rabbit | By: Kierra
1: Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Sylvilagus floridanus By: Kierra | Publisher: Diane Windham
2: Table of Contents What is a Mammal pg. 3 Physical Characteristics pg. 4-6 How Physical Characteristics help the Rabbit survive pg. 7 Description of Habitat pg. 8 Physical Location pg. 9 Other Organisms Classified like mine and why they are Classified together pg. 10g Pictures of other Organisms that are Classified with mine pg. 11
3: Other interesting facts about the Rabbit pg. 12-14 Review questions about the Rabbit pg. 15 Glossary pg. 16-17 About the Author pg. 18
4: What is a mammal? Well... a mammal is a animal with fur and hair. They also have their babies alive. A rabbit is a mammal. Rabbits have fur and have their babies alive. Rabbits are unique animals and they are very cute. If you like rabbits read on to learn more about them!!!
6: How cute is he!! | Physical Characteristics
7: Eastern Cottontail Rabbits measure 14-17 inches long. They also weigh 2-4 pounds. They are really small but they can look really fat. | see the fur on the rabbit it makes them look fat. | pg. 3
8: The Eastern Cottontail Rabbit has a dense coat of brown and gray fur on it's back. It is white on its under side with a small cottontail on its backside. | More Physical Characteristics
9: pg. 4 | You can see the brown and gray mixture on it's back and the white cottontail.
10: There is usually a white spot on the rabbit's forehead. The nape of its neck is rusty in color, and its feet are whitish. | Even More Physical Characteristics
11: You can see the white spot on the rabbits forehead. | You can see the nape of the rusty neck. | You can see the white feet on the back legs. | pg. 5
12: How Physical Characteristics help the Rabbit Survive | The rabbit's warm and thick fur helps them survive. It keeps them warm and protect them from any danger. They can blend in with things, so the fur is a really big part of the rabbit's body.
13: Pg. 7 | The fur on their body keeps them warm and helps them survive.
14: Description of Habitat | Rabbits live in corn fields, old fields, and pastures. They can also be found living in brier's and shrubby thickets. These are areas where bushes and small trees, often covered with thorns, protect the rabbit from their predators.
15: This is a rabbit under a shrub. | This is a rabbit in mix grasses. | Here they are in more mix grasses. | pg. 8
16: Physical locations | They live in 4-13 acres of land. They also live in Georgia. You can often see cottontail rabbits in your back yard.
17: pg. 9
18: Other Animals Classified with the Rabbit | Beavers, Snow hares (rabbit), and Skunks are classified with the rabbit, because they are all mammals with fur. They also have there babies the same way.
19: pg. 10 | The Snow Shoe hare. | The Skunk. | The Beaver.
20: Pictures of other animals classified with the rabbit
21: Pg. 11
22: Interesting facts about the Rabbit | Rabbits breed from February to September. 80% of young rabbits are born from April to July. They are active hunting food from dawn to dusk. They can run 18 miles an hour. They are also herbivores.
24: More Interesting facts | The rabbit is a mammal and its predators are coyotes, bobcats, foxes, and men. Avian predators are owls, and hawks.
25: Classification Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Mammalia Order: Lagomorpha Family: Leporidae
26: Glossary | Nape- back of the neck Pastures- large grassy area for cows to graze Brier- a bush with thorns, like a blueberry bush Shrub- a bush Avian- birds Habitat- where it lives Mammal- a animal with fur, and gives birth the same way as humans Predator- The animal that eats it Herbivore- plant eater
28: Review Questions | 1. What is a mammal? 2. How long can a Rabbit get? 3. How much do they weigh? 4. What on their body help them survive?
29: 5. What animals are related to the rabbit? 6. On a sheet of white paper draw your favorite animal and tell why it's your favorite animal. Also write your rating about the book a 1-5.